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Brand name: Bosentan (Sun) TM

Active ingredients: bosentan

What it is used for

Bosentan is indicated for the treatment of, idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension, familial pulmonary arterial hypertension, pulmonary arterial hypertension associated with scleroderma or, pulmonary arterial hypertension associated with congenital systemic to pulmonary shunts including Eisenmengers physiology,in patients with WHO functional Class II, III or IV symptoms

How to take it

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

  • The way to take this medicine: Oral
  • Store below 25 degrees Celsius
  • Store in Original Container
  • Shelf lifetime is 24 Months.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Visual appearance

The 62.5mg film-coated tablets are light peach to peach colored, round shaped, biconvex & debossed with '62.5' on one side & plain on the other side

Food interactions

For the active ingredient bosentan

  • Take without regard to meals.

Do I need a prescription?

This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is Schedule 4 : Prescription Only Medicine.

Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?

For the active ingredient bosentan

This medicine is not considered safe during pregnancy. You should discuss this medicine with your doctor or pharmacist. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.

Reporting side effects

You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.

You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems

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